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Grandpa With Alzheimer’s Thrives Making TikTok Videos

Charles Mallet, 86-years-old, has found joy and engagement making videos with his granddaughter Basia, and also has gained nearly 5 million followers.


Your Health

New Treatments Available for Sickle Cell Disease

They are helping people live longer, more productive lives

Skin Cancer Risks in People of Color

While they have lower odds of getting melanoma, Black and Hispanic people have worse survival rates

Founder of Women’s Cancer Group Removes Barriers

Purpose Prize winner Ify Anne Nwabukwu aids immigrant women with breast cancer

Rapid Screening Could Benefit Black Men

Technology is available to produce inexpensive tests that could be used in barbershops

Expanding Medicare Eligibility Could Help Reduce Disparities

New study finds that coverage gaps for Blacks and Hispanics narrow at age 65

Minorities Spend Less on Health Care Than Whites

Racial and ethnic disparities emerge in data on medical expenditures

Work and Money

Woman Restarts Career at 54 After Caring for Her Mom

AARP Foundation’s BACK TO WORK 50+ program gave Jacquie Johnson direction and support

Black Business Owners Share Their 3 Secrets to Success

Learning how to turn challenges into opportunities can help your business thrive

Black and Latino Workers More Likely to Lose Income

Businesses employing high numbers of minorities were hit especially hard by the coronavirus outbreak


10 Reasons Denzel Washington Is the G.O.A.T.

​Plus, where to watch the movies that prove he's the greatest of all time

The 7 Things Aunjanue Ellis Suggests Doing Now

Will Smith's 'King Richard' costar on life and success after 50​

11 Gems From the Black Film Archive to Watch Now

​Get ready to bookmark this newly launched cinema treasure trove​

Diana Ross’ Most Sensational Moments Captured on Film

And don’t miss our hand-picked playlist of her fiercest hits and best ballads

Jennifer Hudson Fulfills Her Destiny in 'Respect'

The film and music star on the Queen of Soul, Whitney Houston and her mom's enduring wisdom

Joy Supreme

​Spreading the Joy of Jumping Through Double Dutch

Au​​thor creates masters' team of jump ropers

Nonprofit Founder Works to Transform Urban Communities

Raymond Jetson wants citizens to thrive

A Beginner's Guide to Jazz Music

Famous trumpeter on tips for discovering the groove

Barrier Breakers: Black Athletes Who Paved the Way

Sports figures talk about their heroes

Beauty and Style

​5 Best Foundations for Black Women 50+​

​Expanded color palettes and new formulations

7 Tips for Transitioning From Relaxed to Natural Hair

Celebrity hairstylists offer professional advice

5 Best Dry Shampoos for African American Hair

Pro tips for reviving your style

Video Spotlight

Double Dutch Group Makes Exercise Fun

Joy Jones founded DC Retro Jumpers group

A Day in the Life of a 68-Year-Old Fitness Expert

Fitness expert shares her daily routine to stay healthy

How Smokey Robinson Got His First No. 1 Hit

The story behind the song “Shop Around”

Veteran's Voices

Charles McGee, Celebrated Tuskegee Airman Dies at 102

He was most proud of breaking racial barriers

Former POW’s Ongoing Battle With PTSD

Treatment can't be done alone, she says

Hero of WWII Boosted Morale by Sorting Soldiers' Mail

Hilda Griggs is one of the last members of her unit

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